GIVE FREEDOM TO KASHMIR
GIVE FREEDOM TO KASHMIR
India and Pakistan have been locked in a struggle over Kashmir for more than 70 years.
The Kashmiris have been treated byIndians like slaves, with no rights whatsoever. Despite Muslims being in majority in Kashmir, over 80 %, they were not given the right like majority of states to decide about their future as per the partition plan. Since 1947, Kashmir, “The Heaven on Earth” has been turned into hell for its dwellers in IHK by India through brute force.
The Indian Army indulges in kidnapping, rapes, torture, extrajudicial killing, trespassing ofproperty and burning of property without fear of any repercussion. Any house can be trespassed, searched and any one can be arrested without warrant, proof or involvement.
Even the innocents arrested do not get relief from any quarter to prove their innocence. The treatment meted out to those arrested is unimaginable, they are beaten to pulp, forced to drinkurine and human waste along with bread and their religious beliefs are violated.
Especially in Tihar and Kathua Jails the Kashmiri prisoners are forced to suck each other’s private parts, urinate in each other mouth and the pigs are let loose to lick their mouth and face while the cops push water and bread into their mouth. Hussain, a recently released Kashmiri, isone such example who was arrested from his home without any fault, had to spend twelve long years in Tihar Jail, andwas meted out the treatment mentioned above.
Tens of thousands of women have been raped by Indian forces, as rape is being used by them, those raped include from 13 years girl to 80 years old women.
The Indian government has also not allowed the UN or any other organization/ world body to investigate Indian violationsof human rights in IHK. Taking the advantage of absence of any international/ neutral monitoring and reporting system the India has also resorted to using chemical weapons against Kashmiris.
Earlier, Indian Army shamelessly tied a Kashmiri on the jeep as a human shield against stone-pelting and the video got viral, showing the true face of India to the world.
The criminal silence of the world community overgrows human rights violations in IHK is the reason of relentless bloodshed of Kashmiris in the hands of Indian troops. The World needs to know that Indians can never succeed in subduing the Kashmiris’ freedom sentiments through military might, it however, would just add to the sufferings of Kashmiris.
The UN needs to immediately send fact finding missions in IOK, stop India from committing human rights violations, including inhuman treatment of Kashmiri prisoners in jails, and ensure the implementation of UNSC resolutions about the future of Kashmir without any further delay.